Coming up: Luton Town

Next up is Luton Town, according to the pre-season predictions, this one could be an early sharpener for the promotion race.

We’ve got plenty of history with this lot, being the only fixture in the country to have been played in each of the top five divisions in the country. Here’s a frankly mental 7-4 defeat from 1988.

Oh, and if you think Luton’s pitch looks like a carpet, that’s because it is.

From the blog archive

It’s 2010 and our season has started like a rocket. Title favourites, Luton, arrive at the Kassam for a clash of the biggest beasts on the Conference scene. 10,000 fans turn up for a game which isn’t all-ticket. The place is mayhem.

“Admist the melee and noise the carrier took centre stage. He raised his right arm and gestured to the gawdy lights of the bazaar of restaurants, cinemas and bowling alleys. The crowd were still.” 

Read on.

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